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Graduate Assistant - Department of Mathematics & Statistics

To be considered for this position, please submit 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) unofficial transcripts; 4) contact information for three references to

POSITION START DATE: August 22, 2022
A graduate teaching assistant will teach College Algebra, Elementary Statistics, Trigonometry, or Precalculus as an instructor of record or assist faculty with teaching-related, lab classes and development activities. The graduate assistant will be supervised by a faculty member. Graduate assistants may be required to perform non-teaching departmental service assignments.
  • At least two courses need to be in Math or Stat courses (excluding thesis/APP or any type of independent study course).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field.
  • Admitted to a master's program in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of six (6) graduate credits per semester during assistantship, and in good academic standing. 
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Previous teaching, tutoring and/or development experience.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment. 
SALARY/STIPEND: Full-time assistantship (20 hours per week) with $5000 stipend per semester, plus up to 9 credit hours tuition waiver per semester, dependent upon availability of funds, period of appointment, and assignment. Appointments made after the tenth day of classes are not eligible for a tuition waiver. 
*Review of applications will begin on January 5, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funds, there is a possibility that this appointment may be continued beyond the initial period of employment. Graduate Assistants with a summer appointment must enroll for at least one graduate credit. Additional information about the department is available at:

Minnesota State System policy requires that graduate assistants must reside within the State of Minnesota for the duration of their appointment. 
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at
Cynthia Meyer
Mathematics & Statistics Department
Minnesota State University, Mankato 
273 Wissink Hall
Mankato, MN 56001 
Phone: 507-389-1460
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 
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Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This vacancy notice is available in an alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.